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Question of the Month

Captain Matthew Webb was the first recorded person to swim the English Channel for sport without the use of artificial aids. In 1875, Webb swam from Dover to Calais in less than 22 hours. The question is:   How did he die?

ANSWER:

 

Captain Matthew Webb was the first recorded person to swim the English Channel for sport without the use of artificial aids. In 1875, Webb swam from Dover to Calais in less than 22 hours. He died trying to swim the Whirlpool Rapids below Niagara Falls, a feat declared impossible. Webb drowned in the whirlpool approximately 10 minutes after entering the water. His body was found four days later.

Sources:  

QI, Wikipedia and history.com

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